Category Archives: Water

Great Lakes Diversion Approved -Now We Bird Dog It

Yesterday in Chicago, the first Great Lakes diversion application under the Great Lakes Compact (Compact) was approved, with conditions.  This is a sound decision. Say what? Didn’t almost everyone oppose this? Including National Wildlife Federation (NWF) and virtually every environmental … Continue reading

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Keep Great Lakes Water in the Great Lakes

  The above video sends a message that you all should know about… Did you know that right now, the Great Lakes governors and Canadian premiers of Ontario and Quebec are reviewing the first Great Lakes diversion proposal under a … Continue reading

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First Request To Divert Great Lakes Water Heads to Great Lakes Governors and Premiers

  Alliance for the Great Lakes – National Wildlife Federation FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE: January 8, 2016 CONTACT: Marc Smith, National Wildlife Federation, 734-887-7116, msmith@nwf.org Molly Flanagan, Alliance for the Great Lakes, 312-445-974, mflanagan@greatlakes.org First Request to Divert Great Lakes Water … Continue reading

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Fish Farms in the Great Lakes?

Caged fish that are essentially CAFO’s directly IN our Great Lakes. Just say no Michigan.  Its that simple.  12/7/2015 update:  NWF and our state affiliate Michigan United Conservation Clubs submitted comments to the MI DEQ about our concerns with the … Continue reading

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#ICAST2015 A Blast to Attend

I just got back from the 58th International Convention of Allied Sportfishing Trades, better known in layman terms as ICAST. This trade show is also sponsored by the American Fly Fishing Trade Association’s trade show, the International Fly Tackle Dealer … Continue reading

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Good Day for Clean Water

If we want to pass on our wildlife and outdoor heritage to our kids and grandchildren, then we need clean water.  We just took a huge step towards cleaner water this week. This past Wednesday, the EPA finally released its … Continue reading

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Hunters and Anglers Do It Best in Clean Water

Whiskey is for drinking.  Water is for fighting over.  Well, we have a fight on our hands.  If we want to pass on our wildlife and outdoor heritage to our kids and grandchildren, then we need clean water.  Better yet, … Continue reading

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Ohioans support Great Lakes Restoration and Clean Water

Ohioans understand the importance of restoring our Great Lakes and Clean Water Act protections, a new poll released today finds. Key poll findings: 76 percent of voters support federal investment in Great Lakes Six in ten want stronger Clean Water … Continue reading

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Protecting America’s Waters…RULES

A new rule from the Administration will protect our Great Lakes, wild rivers and the trout that call them home.  Quite simply, this rule will provide better protections to the places where we like to hunt, fish and recreate. Oh, … Continue reading

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Visions of Grandeur

It’s March…and the glaciers in Michigan are finally showing signs of receding.  I can actually see some grass. My yellow lab no longer has to plunge through 3 feet of snow drifts to relieve herself. After such a long and … Continue reading

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